BIS Oxford Economics is Australia’s leading provider of macroeconomics and industry forecasts, underpinned by over 50 years of experience and a team of 30 economists and analysts.
Our economists are expert at applying advanced economic tools to provide valuable insights into today’s most pressing business, financial, and policy issues.
Latest Australia analysis
- Aug 09 2019
Volatility and lower rates are weighing on the AUD
The Australian dollar has depreciated sharply against the USD, shedding 4 cents since mid-July amidst concerns over rising trade tensions between the US and China. Accordingly, we have rev...
- Aug 06 2019
- Aug 02 2019
Long term forecast report, August 2019
GDP growth has disappointed this year, with the economy continuing to labour against headwinds in consumer spending and residential construction. Momentum is likely to remain subdued over the next tw...
- Aug 01 2019
Apartments in Sydney Suburbs 2019-25 Update Report
Dwelling completions in Sydney have surged over the past five years and the strong supply pipeline in the unit market has seen the rapid reduction in the undersupply. Such high levels of construction...
- Aug 01 2019
Engineering Construction in Australia 2019 - 2033 July Update
Total engineering activity continued to decline in year on year terms in the March quarter 2019. The 13.7% drop was largely due to the ongoing completion of LNG projects in WA and NT, and to a lesser...
- Jul 31 2019
Road Maintenance in Australia - 2019
Road maintenance in Australia grew strongly in FY17 & FY18 but is estimated to have held steady in FY19 in real terms (constant prices). We expect activity to decline in FY20, driven lower by a d...
- Jul 31 2019
Brisbane Industrial Property Prospects 2019-2029
The Brisbane industrial property market continues to perform well. Underpinned by a recovering Queensland economy and boosted by global changes in the logistics and retail industries, occupier demand...
As part of the Oxford Economics Group we are the largest independent economics research house worldwide. Our team are experts at applying advanced economic and research techniques to provide valuable insights into today’s most pressing business, financial, and policy issues. Thanks to our multi-disciplinary team and our wide access to sector experts, executives and policy-makers we can dig deep into the business, economic, industry, financial, regulatory, technology, and social issues that organisations have to face.
Latest Global Analysis
- Sep 16 2019
Global: The “reversal rate” of interest may be lower than you think
The “reversal interest rate” – the point at which further cuts in the policy rate do more harm than good – varies over time and is difficult to measure. On balance, we think that the ECB and other cen...
- Sep 13 2019
One in three chance of a global recession in 2020
The deepening industrial recession is threatening to spread to the rest of the economy. However, our analysis shows that our baseline forecast for a slowdown stopping short of a recession remains the...
- Sep 13 2019
Global Macro Themes and Asset Views Chartbook, September 2019
In our global macro chartbook for September, we summarise our views on current global themes and asset markets, and link to our research highlights over the last month. We forecast that world GDP this...
- Sep 11 2019
Seven signs a recession may be looming
Of seven indicators that have been strongly associated with global recessions over the last forty-five years, only two are currently sending recession signals. However, one of these two – the US yield...
- Sep 09 2019
Why we aren’t predicting a global recession
Fears that the global economy is heading into a recession are rising. But while we cannot ignore the risks that a recession could be brewing, our baseline assumption is still for a modest growth slowd...
Engineering Construction in Australia provides the best analysis, insights and forecasts of Australia’s dynamic civil construction market across transport (roads, bridges, railways, harbours), utilities (water, sewerage, electricity, telecommunications), recreation, pipelines and mining and heavy industry construction. Updated quarterly, including an extensive databank, detailed forecasts and project lists.
Report contains a three year forecast outlook for median house and unit prices for Australia’s state and territory capital cities and selected regional centres. Analysis and forecasts of key drivers, including economic indicators, migration, population growth and underlying demand and supply are also included.